Stapleton in Jefferson County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Wheeler resumed the attack at daylight as Kilpatrick was moving off on the Waynesboro road, harassing the Union column and causing some losses, then turned toward Augusta to keep his command between Kilpatrick and that important Confederate munitions center.
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 081-12.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Shermans March to the Sea marker series.
Location. 33° 9.478′ N, 82° 27.377′ W. Marker is in Stapleton, Georgia, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Georgia Route 296 and Fenns Bridge Road (Georgia Route 88), on the right when traveling north on State Route 296. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stapleton GA 30823, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this Dr. Alexander Avera (approx. 4.8 miles away); William John Wren (approx. 5.4 miles away); Old Quaker Road (approx. 5.8 miles away); Ways Baptist Church and Stellaville School (approx. 7.3 miles away); The March to the Sea (approx. 8.8 miles away); Glascock County National Bicentennial Monument (approx. 9½ miles away); Glascock County Veterans Monument (approx. 9½ miles away); Glascock County (approx. 9.6 miles away).
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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